Real Estate

Consumer-friendly resource with information about buying or selling a home in greater Cincinnati, Oh area including West Chester, Liberty Township, Monroe, Lebanon, Fairfield and Mason.

February 13, 2019
cincinnati title insurance

The Importance of Title Insurance

Homeowners insurance, Home Warranty insurance but did you buy Title insurance?  Prior to closing on your new purchase, you produced proof of home owner’s insurance- protecting you (and the lender) in case of a disaster.  And at the closing, you paid for Title […]
February 8, 2019

Real Estate Supply and Demand

One of the best real estate metrics is calculating supply and demand also as “absorption rate”. As long as I’ve been in real estate it’s been one of the best indicators of how the local Cincinnati real estate market is doing.  […]
February 4, 2019
January real estate in cincinnati

Sneak Peek for January Cincinnati Home Sales

January 2019 is in the history books.  A sneak peek at January single-family home sales highlights fewer sales at slightly higher prices.  The official numbers won’t be released for a few weeks.  A quick look at the numbers contains good […]
February 1, 2019
LendingTree

Cincinnati Ranked High for First-Time Homebuyers

First-time homebuyers in Cincinnati are lucky! According to LendingTree, we rank #4 on the first-time homebuyer friendly index.  The factors LendingTree took into consideration were: Average down payment amount Average down payment % Share of buyers using FHA mortgage Average FHA […]
January 30, 2019
Winterizing in Cincinnati

There’s Still Time to Winterize

Articles about winterizing are usually published in the fall. But with so many years of mild winter weather, we’ve gotten lazy.  I’ve seen the ugly results when pipes freeze and then burst.  Or pipes crack causing slow leakage over time.  It […]
January 22, 2019
Moves in USA

Where Are People Moving?

Where are people moving and why it’s important! Kicking off 2019, North American Van Lines has released their 2018 Migration Report, which covers the state-to-state relocation of millions of Americans over each of the past seven years.  According to North American […]
January 18, 2019
2019 government shutdown

Government Shutdown Impact on Real Estate

The National Association of Realtors recently polled their members to determine the impact of the recent government shutdown. The information from the report was shared in the form of an infographic: Bottom line – different segments of the buying and selling process […]
January 14, 2019
2018 Cincinnati real estate by county

2018 Home Sales for Greater Cincinnati

2018 home sales update for greater Cincinnati. The number of homes for sale continues to decline.  After a few good listing months in late summer/early fall of 2018 Cincinnati has fewer homes for sale than last year at this time.  Comparing […]
January 4, 2019
Wednesday 24 hr market watch

24 Hours in the Cincinnati Housing Market

Oh, what a difference a day makes in Cincinnati real estate.  24 hours in the Cincinnati housing market shows how much conditions can change. Compare the Wednesday morning 24-hour market snapshot below: to Thursday’s morning stats: Listings and pending sales increased […]